Mt. Everest Tour – Mountaineering Record of Mt. Everest
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Mt. Everest Tour – Mountaineering Record of Mt. Everest

Update: Nov. 13th, 2012

Mt. Everest Tour – Mountaineering Record of Mt. Everest

As the highest mountain above the sea level, Mt. Everest keeps attracting excellent mountaineers these years. Conquer the highest peak in the world has been the lifetime pursuit for mountaineers all around the world. Tibet tour would like to provide information about the mountaineering record of Mt. Everest for tourists make a Mt. Everest tour.

In 1921, the first Britain expedition tried to climb Mt. Everest under the guide of Charles Borry. The achieved the altitude of 7000 meters successfully. In 1922, the second Britain expedition reached the altitude of 8320 meters with the help of oxygen supply equipment.

In 1924, the third Britain expedition tried to climb Mt. Everest. Gorge Mallory and Andrew Owen disappeared while they using the oxygen supply equipment. The body of Mallory was found in 1999 at the altitude of 8150 meters. But his camera couldn't be found finally. So people couldn't make sure weather they are the first two people who conquered Mt. Everest successfully.

On May 29, 1953, 34 years old Edmund Hillary – an excellent mountaineer from New Zealand climbed up to the top of Mt. Everest with Tenzing Norgay – a Nepal mountaineering guide. They are the first team conquered Mt. Everest in the historical record. In 1956, a Switzerland expedition team became the second team which conquered Mt. Everest successfully.

On May 25, 1960, a Chinese expedition climbed up to the top of Mt. Everest successfully. They conquered Mt. Everest along the Northern Slope for the first time in the history.

In 1963, an American expedition guided by Norman Dylanfus successfully climbed up to the top of Mt. Everest along the Western Slope.

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